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New York Lawmakers Remain Mostly Undecided on Syria

by Connor Ryan
Charles Rangel.


New York Representatives: 3 Support Strike, 5 Oppose; Most Undecided

President Obama's national security team is pushing for lawmakers to authorize a military strike in Syria. The State Foreign Relations Committee voted Wednesday in favor of the strike. A full Senate vote is expected next week. But right now Congress seems split on the issue.
The majority of New York's 27 representatives remain undecided about how to vote on the issue of a military strike. As of Wednesday night, however, eight had come forward with a public position:
Rep. Peter King (R)
Rep. Eliot Engel (D)
Rep. Michael Grimm (R)
Rep. Brian Higgins (D)
Rep. Nydia Velazquez (D)
Rep. Chris Gibson (R)
Rep. Greg Weeks (D)
Rep. Charles Rangel (D)
In the coming days, it should become clear where Congress stands on this issue. We will continue to update this list as more information is learned. But in the meantime, tell us how you think your representatives should vote by leaving a comment below.

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